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The McGill Writing Centre

The McGill Writing Centre

Would you like to refine your academic writing skills or learn to write for a specific professional audience? The McGill Writing Centre (MWC) can help you achieve your goals. As a student in one of the MWC’s courses or workshops, you will learn essential writing techniques that will help you to succeed both at university and in many different professions.

Located in the McLennan-Redpath Library, the MWC provides a central resource for written communication, offering credit and non-credit courses for both native and non-native English speakers, as well as small-group workshops on a variety of topics. All courses and workshops emphasize writing strategies and self-editing processes that will assist you in organizing your ideas, developing convincing arguments, reaching your target audience, and eliminating common mistakes. The Centre also offers a writing Tutorial Service open to all McGill students.

Courses for Degree Program Students

Course Number Title Credits MWC Placement Test
CEAP 250 Research Essay & Rhetoric 3 Yes*
CESL 299 ESL: Academic English Seminar 3 No
CESL 300 ESL: Academic English 2 3 Yes
CESL 400 ESL: Essay & Critical Thinking 3 Yes
CESL 500 ESL: Research Essay & Rhetoric 3 Yes
CESL 640 Fund of Acad Writing for Grad St 3 No
CESL 650 Pronunciation & Communication 3 No
CESL 690 Writing for Graduate Students 3 No
CCOM 206 Communication in Engineering 3 No

* For CEAP 250, students write a brief composition IN CLASS on the first day of classes.

Course for Continuing Studies Students

Course Number Title
CCOM 205 Communication in Management

Location

Location

  • The McGill Writing Centre
  • McLennan-Redpath Library
  • Redpath Main, Room #2
  • 3459 McTavish Street
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 0C9

Academic Staff

Academic Staff

Director
Sue Laver; B.A.(S. Fraser), M.A.(East Anglia), Ph.D.(McG.)
Faculty Lecturers
Robert Myles; B.A., M.A.(Car.), Ph.D.(McG.)
Carolyn Samuel; B.A., Dip.Ed.(McG.), M.Ed.(OISE, Tor.)
School of Continuing Studies—2013-2014 (last updated Apr. 17, 2013) (disclaimer)